Books

Book Forum: Therapeutic Politics of Care in Asia

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The six review essays in this collection emerge from a joint launch of five books and one dissertation/ book-in-progress and a panel at the recent annual meeting of the Association for Asian Studies. In these meetings, each author provided a reading of another’s text, then revisited their own work in light of the resonances and dissonances that arose.  

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A Report on the FPR-UCLA conference on Cultural and Biological Contexts of Psychiatric Disorder

Contributed by Emily Ng

For those who did not make it to the sold out conference on Cultural and Biological Contexts of Psychiatric Disorder, co-hosted by the Foundation for Psychocultural Research and UCLA, it was a three-day barrage of intellectual stimulation, punctuated by endless streams of conference coffee. Speakers spanned the disciplines of anthropology, psychology, psychiatry, neurosciences, and law.…